What Happened on May 23, 1967

Historical Events

  • Government bans submarines near South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Ibrisagic, Swedish politician
  • Craig John Monk, finn class sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Freddie "Junior" Waite, British reggae-rock drummer (Musical Youth - "Pass the Dutchie"), born in Birmingham, England
  • Philip Selway, British alternative-rock drummer (Radiohead - "Creep"; "Lucky"), and singer-songwriter, born in Oxfordshire, England
Born in 1967

Famous Deaths

  • Carl-Henrik Norin Swedish jazz saxophonist, and composer ("Mississippi Mood"), dies at 47
  • Philip Coolidge, American actor (North by Northwest, North by Northwest, I Want to Live, Tingler), dies of lung cancer at 58
  • Sanne Sannes, photographer, dies at 30
1967 Highlights

About May 23, 1967

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Groovin' - The Young Rascals
  • UK #1 Song: Silence Is Golden - Tremeloes